Swope Health is proud to host the Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s community discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 7:30 am Monday, Jan. 17 via Zoom.
The event is titled “Health Equity, Economic Development, Education: A Community Discussion” and features:
- Triveece Penelton, city planner and public involvement innovator,
- Tijaun Lee, Ph.D., president of Penn Valley Community College,
- Jeron Ravin, JD, President and CEO of Swope Health, and
- Herbert E. Hardwick, founder and principal of Hardwick Law Firm LLC
The event is free. Registration is required to receive the Zoom connection information.
The event honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life accomplishments and teachings. His writings describe his dream for America’s future, including the need for better jobs, higher wages, decent housing, and quality education. With a universal message of hope that continues to resonate, King demanded an end to global suffering, asserting that humankind-for the first time-has the resources and technology to eradicate poverty.
The panelists will take up the question: Where do we go from here? The discussion will look at the present and future, for actions and indicators that build a community of choice and advocate change. Specific discussion will address health equity, education and economic development.